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Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: A podium is something you walk up to, you say what you want to say and when you're finished, you leave. A podium is something you walk up to, you say what you want to say and when you're finished, you leave.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: I'm against escapist entertainment. I'm against escapist entertainment.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: I didn't really get any rigorous background in film history. I didn't really get any rigorous background in film history.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: We have to support truth and reconciliation and some form of justice. We have to support truth and reconciliation and some form of justice.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: Performance is always oriented towards a spectator, towards an imagined audience and I was thinking who is their imagined audience? Performance is always oriented towards a spectator, towards an imagined audience and I was thinking who is their imagined audience?
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: Cinema is, of course, the great storytelling medium of modernity. Cinema is, of course, the great storytelling medium of modernity.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: Waking from any fever dream, one retains, above all, impressions seared into memory. Waking from any fever dream, one retains, above all, impressions seared into memory.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: Testimony always comes from people who are in some way disempowered. Testimony always comes from people who are in some way disempowered.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: I really believe that the past is beyond our grasp and what is essential about the past is something unspeakable. I really believe that the past is beyond our grasp and what is essential about the past is something unspeakable.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: Denial, panic, threats, anger - those are very human responses to feeling guilt. Denial, panic, threats, anger - those are very human responses to feeling guilt.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: 'The Act of Killing' helped catalyze this basic transformation in how the media talks about the past. 'The Act of Killing' helped catalyze this basic transformation in how the media talks about the past.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: I don't think there's a morally perfect way to do anything in life, but I'm not a filmmaker who tries to hide my mess. I don't think there's a morally perfect way to do anything in life, but I'm not a filmmaker who tries to hide my mess.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: I'm a big admirer of S21, and I really also like Rithy Panh's work in general. I'm a big admirer of S21, and I really also like Rithy Panh's work in general.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: I have a British and an American passport. I have a British and an American passport.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: The killers have built the society. The whole Indonesia is their platform. They run the country. They run the country. The killers have built the society. The whole Indonesia is their platform. They run the country. They run the country.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: My background is in filmmaking, and my mentor is Dusan Makavejev, who combined fiction and documentary. My background is in filmmaking, and my mentor is Dusan Makavejev, who combined fiction and documentary.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: There are committed Indonesian filmmakers who are committed supporters of 'The Act Of Killing.' There are committed Indonesian filmmakers who are committed supporters of 'The Act Of Killing.'
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: All we can do is find the courage to stand still and to look backwards. All we can do is find the courage to stand still and to look backwards.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: I had been working with a community of survivors who had lost their relatives and were too scared to talk about it. I had been working with a community of survivors who had lost their relatives and were too scared to talk about it.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: There's a tradition of reenactment in documentary which is about sort of illustrating what the past might have been like. There's a tradition of reenactment in documentary which is about sort of illustrating what the past might have been like.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: I think that indignation is pleasurable, and it's pleasurable because it's self-righteous. I think that indignation is pleasurable, and it's pleasurable because it's self-righteous.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: I believe every time you film anybody, you create reality with that person - whether it's fiction or nonfiction. I believe every time you film anybody, you create reality with that person - whether it's fiction or nonfiction.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: At our production company, the trademark dish - and this sounds particularly revolting - is curried pickled herring. At our production company, the trademark dish - and this sounds particularly revolting - is curried pickled herring.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: I think that our task as filmmakers is to create the most insightful reality given the most pressing questions. I think that our task as filmmakers is to create the most insightful reality given the most pressing questions.
Joshua Oppenheimer quotes: I don't like to eat when I watch films because it distracts me. Anything crunchy or in a wrapper is terrible. I don't like to eat when I watch films because it distracts me. Anything crunchy or in a wrapper is terrible.